Governor Ayade, Again Harps On Peaceful Coexistence Between Cross River And Ebonyi State

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

By Emmanuel Ulayi

The Governor of Cross River, Sen. Ben Ayade, has again called on the boundary communities of Cross River and Ebonyi States to coexist together in a more harmonious way to ensure peace and to attract development to their people.

Speaking at the peace meeting organized by the Catholic Dioceses of Ogoja and Abakaliki in Abakaliki to bring lasting peace to the warring communities of both States on Monday Sen. Ben Ayade, who was represented by the State Security Adviser, Sir Alfred Mboto, stressed the importance of peace and the need for Leaders of the Communities to expose those who cause trouble rather than allowing the entire people to suffer the effect of war for the crime of few.

Ayade also appealed to the Communities and their Leaders to give maximum cooperation to the effort of the Rev. Fathers and leadership of the Catholic Church from both Dioceses to bring lasting peace and unity amongst the people of the two States.

In his speech, the member representing Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mike Etaba, commended the leadership of the two Catholic Church Dioceses of Ogoja and Abakaliki for embarking on such proactive steps aimed at restoring peace in the affected Communities of Cross River and Ebonyi States, adding that the meeting has actually unearthed the causes of the protracted crises.

Etaba, who also commended the State Governor, Sen. Ayade and his Ebonyi State counterpart who are working tirelessly to ensure peace amongst their people, equally called on the national Boundary Commission (NBC) to immediately carry out a clear boundary demarcation between Cross River and Ebonyi to avert further crises and loss of lives and properties and to ensure peace in the areas is resolved.

In his remarks, the immediate past Special Adviser to the Governor of Cross River State on Religious Matters, Reverend Father Bob Etta, maintained that it is satisfying that the Dioceses of Ogoja and Abakaliki have stepped into the boundary crisis between both States, and assured the people that the Church will do everything to ensure that peace comes to all the Communities involved in the crisis.


Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

X-Raying The River, Episode 2: Magistrates, Unpaid Salaries And The Rest Of Us

Welcome to the second episode of X-Raying The River where we x-ray different issues bedeviling Cross River State …

Former Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Ekpenyong Ita Jr (L) submits a letter seeking the introduction of flights to Calabar, the Cross River State capital to Max Air limited Chairman, Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal (R). January 2021.

Aviation: Former Spy Chief Seeks Introduction Of Calabar Route For Max Air

By Jonathan Ugbal Nigeria’s former top spy, Ekpenyong Ita has written the management of Max Air limited to add


Armed Forces Remembrance: Governor Ayade Lays Wreath For Fallen Heroes

By Archibong Jeremiah Cross River has joined the rest of the country to mark the 2021 Armed Forces remembrance


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now